Clamav – Anti Virus Scanner for Windows Files – Linux CLI

Package: clamav
Description: anti-virus utility for Unix – command-line interface
Clam AntiVirus is an anti-virus toolkit for Unix. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail
servers (attachment scanning). The package provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon in the
clamav-daemon package, a command-line scanner in the clamav package, and a tool for automatic updating via the
Internet in the clamav-freshclam package. The programs are based on libclamav6,…

21 thoughts on “Clamav – Anti Virus Scanner for Windows Files – Linux CLI

  1. I am trying to download a game called FeralHeart, I made sure I was using the offical website and correct downloading. Issue is when I tried to download Feralheart it wanted me to download this, My firewall was set off and I cancled it. Only installing feral heart. Is this normal?

  2. Just initiated clamscan on a friend's virus infected Vista box after booting Ubuntu Live CD – unfortunately, need to scan over 50GB of files so I left that little puppy running, disconnected from the zInternet; . . . will check up on it later . . .

  3. @gotbletu …except for me! CLI is the way to go everytime. Personally I use Avira on my system but it wasn't a fun install on a 64 box. Well not as easy but a bit of a learning curve with all the configuration in /etc/

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